Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-05 10:08:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-09-06 13:00:00
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)
Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a powerful category five storm as warnings have been issued for several Caribbean islands. The hurricane had sustained winds of up to 280km/h.
Irma is projected to hit the islands, causing storm surges, life-threatening winds and torrential rain.
Reference products: 5
Delineation products: 5
Grading products: 8
Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.
How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2017): Hurricane Irma in Antilles Islands (2017-09-05). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/8c86f7db-a81e-44d6-9d0b-5e8b201165f8
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